The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank - 149 -
Contract jobs citing Hedge funds 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £200 £400
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
843 937 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.81% 28.72% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 558 492
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 57 49
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hedge funds
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hedge funds across the South West region.

Hedge funds Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Hedge funds
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds across the South West region.

Hedge funds Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Hedge funds
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (50.00%) Text Mining
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java